New Critical
adjective see New Criticism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • New Critical — New Critical, of, having to do with, or characteristic of New Criticism: »The commentary…varied, if not in tone, at least in terms of critical standpoint, from New Critical to mimetic to contemporary eclectic (Eliot Fremont Smith) …   Useful english dictionary

  • New Criticism — was a movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century. It emphasized close reading, particularly of poetry, to discover how a work of literature functioned as a self contained, self …   Wikipedia

  • new criticism — new critic, New Critic. (often caps.) an approach to the critical study of literature that concentrates on textual explication and rejects historical and biographical study as irrelevant to an understanding of the total formal organization of a… …   Universalium

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  • Critical path method — PERT chart for a project with five milestones (10 through 50) and six activities (A through F). The project has two critical paths: activities B and C, or A, D, and F – giving a minimum project time of 7 months with fast tracking. Activity E is… …   Wikipedia

  • New Criticism — noun Date: 1941 an analytic literary criticism that is marked by concentration on the language, imagery, and emotional or intellectual tensions in literary works • New Critic noun • New Critical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Critical theory — Horkheimer, Adorno, Habermas David Rasmussen HEGEL, MARX AND THE IDEA OF A CRITICAL THEORY Critical theory1 is a metaphor for a certain kind of theoretical orientation which owes its origin to Hegel and Marx, its systematization to Horkheimer and …   History of philosophy

  • New Historicism — is a school of literary theory, grounded in critical theory, that developed in the 1980s, primarily through the work of the critic Stephen Greenblatt, and gained widespread influence in the 1990s.[1] New Historicists aim simultaneously to… …   Wikipedia

  • Critical Art Ensemble — in Halle/Saale, Germany performing Radiation Burn: A Temporary Monument to Public Safety , October 15th 2010. Critical Art Ensemble (CAE) is an award winning collective of five tactical media practitioners of various specializations including… …   Wikipedia

  • Critical thinking — is the process or method of thinking that questions assumptions. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is true, false, or sometimes true and sometimes false, or partly true and partly false. The origins of critical thinking can be traced in… …   Wikipedia

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